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Facebook's idea to ban political ads before election pleases no one

Civil rights groups were swift in their criticism of a plan being weighed by Facebook Inc. to halt political advertising before the U.S. election, saying the ban would do little to address rampant hate speech and misinformation ...

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Brexit is back: UK aims to prepare public for Jan 1 EU break

The British government told individuals and businesses Monday to get ready for new costs and red tape—but also an exciting "new start"—when the U.K. leaves the European Union's economic embrace in less than six months.

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Wall Street's Big Tech enthusiasm getting stronger

Tech stocks were going strong even before COVID-19, but behavioral shifts during the pandemic have lifted the sector further into the stratosphere, leaving the broader stock market far behind.

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Emirates airline to cut up to 9,000 jobs: report

Emirates airline has cut a tenth of its workforce during the novel coronavirus pandemic in layoffs that could rise to 15 percent, or 9,000 jobs, its president said, according to a report on Saturday.

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Delta CEO: latest COVID-19 spike crushing travel demand

After a brief uptick in flying interest this spring, the jump in US coronavirus cases has crushed travel demand during the normally busy summer season, the head of Delta Air Lines said Thursday, warning of job cuts ahead.

Profits at India's TCS slump 13.8% as virus batters demand

India's largest software exporter Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) reported a 13.8 percent fall in quarterly net profits Thursday after the country's coronavirus lockdown disrupted its operations and pushed Western clients ...